Tuesday 23 January 2018

'Love, Rosie' star Sam Claflin reveals he met his wife at 'My Week With Marilyn' audition

Sam Claflin and his wife Laura Haddock
Sam Claflin and his wife Laura Haddock
Geraldine Gittens

Geraldine Gittens

English Actor Sam Claflin, how plays the leading role in 'Love, Rosie' has revealed he met his wife Laura Haddock at an audition.

Speaking on Today FM today he revealed he met Laura at an audition for My Week With Marilyn. Both failed to win a part in the film, but they fell in love.

Laura was reading for the part of Marilyn Monroe while Sam was reading for the part of Colin Clark.

“I walked into a room and saw her and I left the room and called my agent and said ‘I’ve met the woman I want to marry’.”

Sam’s pal Eddie Redmayne eventually won the part of Colin, but Sam said he wasn’t disappointed because he’d met the love of his life.

“I’ve met the director a few times and he’d say to me, ‘I’m sorry it didn’t work out’. But I’d say ‘It’s fine, it’s fine, I met my wife, it’s absolutely fine.”

While some thespian couples struggle to stay together because of long periods spent apart, Sam and Laura find it beneficial to be both actors.

“We can discuss projects. She can give me advice and I can give her advice, and we can read each other’s lines.”

'Love, Rosie' is the big screen adaptation of Cecelia Ahern's novel 'Where Rainbows End' and stars Lily Cole and Claflin as life-long friends who may or may not be made for each other.

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